HIND GUT DIET (HGD)

Harbison Hind Gut Diet (HGD) is a low starch, oat free and high fibre pellet designed to meet the nutritional needs of horses in moderate work, pregnant mares and growing horses.

DIGESTION

Low starch, high fibre composition stabilizes the hindgut digestion.

ENERGY

Facilitates energy absorption in the large bowel via the volatile fatty acid pathway.

EXCITABILITY

Minimizes excitability seen in some grain fed horses.

MINERALS

Contains added trace minerals and fat soluble vitamins.

ELECTOLYTES

Contains added electrolytes to replace sweat loss in working horses and promote fluid intake.

ENDURANCE

Proven with endurance horses.

DESIGN

Designed as an ‘all in one’ pellet to simplify good feeding practice economically.

FEEDING GUIDE

Pregnant mares

Feed 2kg to 4kg per day*

Lactating mares

Feed 3kg to 5kg per day*

Weanlings

Feed a mixture of 40% HGD, 20% lucerne hay/chaff, 40% cereal hay/chaff by weight.

Growing horses

Feed 6gm to 7gm per kilogram of body weight per day.

Moderate work

Feed 3kg to 5kg per day.

*In conjunction with approximately 2% body weight in roughage daily. To slow growth, or reduce body weight, substitute HGD pellets for part or all of BALANCER ration, in the ratio of 3 HGD to 1 BALANCER by weight.